BREVARD COVID-19 UPDATE: Publix Designates Tuesday and Wednesday Mornings as ‘Senior Shopping Hours’
By Space Coast Daily // March 19, 2020
'senior shopping hours' is for customers age 65 and over, the most at risk from coronavirus
Senior Shopping Hours set for 7 – 8 a.m., change in hours will begin Tuesday, March 24
LAKELAND, FLORIDA — Publix Supermarkets has designated Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, 7 – 8 a.m., as senior shopping hours for customers age 65 and over.
This change in hours will begin Tuesday, March 24, and continue until further notice. Publix Pharmacy will also open at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to serve our senior population.
According to the CDC, individuals over the age of 65 are at increased risk of complications from the coronavirus. Publix is offering these expanded hours to better support our elder community.
Publix Supermarkets began closing at 8 p.m. on March 14 until further notice, “to better serve our customers, give our store teams time to conduct additional preventive sanitation and restock product on shelves.”
Publix also adjusted store and pharmacy hours companywide to close at 8 p.m. until further notice.
The company operates 20 stores in Brevard and a total of 1,243 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
— Publix (@Publix) March 19, 2020
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